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Redding, CT Hospice Care

Regional Hospice and Palliative Care has dedicated itself to providing comfort and compassion for people with terminal illnesses or are going through a recent loss. Since 1983, we have worked to arrange arrange  in-home, inpatient, palliative and pediatric hospice care for Greater Redding area families and individuals. Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and located in Danbury, CT. We provide dignity, peace, and compassion ,for each person we encounter.

Do you have a question? Reach out, we can help.

Home Hospice

Regardless of age and health condition, we provide Redding residents in need of compassionate care all within the comfort of their own home.

Inpatient Hospice

In our state of the art center, we provide patients with gourmet foods, therapy, and private suits for your own comfort. Comfortable located in Danbury, CT.

Palliative Care

We provide our patients with high quality treatment and therapy to give them the best quality of life in order toward the end of their terminal illness.

Pediatric Care

We provide support and comfort for Redding, CT families going through the process of having a child with a terminal illness.

Our Patients’ Stories

Beverly Dieringer

The qualities that she adored about White Ironstone China could also be said of her: she is strong, practical, and has a classical elegance.

A Very Special Visit

Victor Clarizio, visited Pegasus Therapeutic Riding, which was a day to remember for Victor and all the people who love and care for him. Read more about this meaningful day.

In Memoriam to Karl

Karl was an amazing individual who helped so many in the community.  He was a tireless and unassuming advocate for the charitable causes he believed in.

Who We Are and Why We Serve Redding

Since 1983, Regional Hospice and Palliative Care has supported thousands of patients through providing them with the dignity, peace, and compassion they deserve. We provide caring, end-of-life services to our Redding community, helping patients live out their remaining days in the comfort of their own home or nursing care facility with peace and dignity, while supporting their families emotionally and spiritually.

Additionally, after years of careful consideration and planning, we have built Connecticut’s first and only, state-of-the-art, private suite hospice center – our Center for Comfort Care and Healing in CT.

We provide our Redding, CT patients with the best and newest medical care and treatments available. After more than three decades of treating people inside of their homes, we want to extend a warm welcome by opening our doors to you.

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Why Choose the Regional Hospice Center

We provide compassion and comfort for our Redding patients inside our beautiful center or in the comfort of their own home. We extend our services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

We design customized care plans for each one of our patient’s needs. We also provide special services such as occupational and speech therapy. Our staff consists of physicians, registered nurses, social workers, chaplains, hospice care aides and trained hospice volunteers.

Compassion, Peace and Dignity
We strive to give our patients the highest quality of life possible, while also providing their family with emotional and spiritual support.

Comfort Versus Curative
Consider hospice when there is a terminal prognosis of 6 months or less, (a disease that has run its normal course) or if a child is suffering from a life-limiting illness. Consider giving them hospice services. It is our goal to make our patients feel compassion, comfort, and no pain from their symptoms.

A Doctor’s Referral is Not Necessary
Anyone may request hospice care. A Redding patient may be referred by a hospital, clergy, family, friend or other home care agency and will be admitted under a physician’s direction. For your convenience, a referral can be made through our website.

Hospice is Affordable
Caring for your loved ones should be affordable for our Redding patients. That’s why the Regional Hospice and Palliative Care treats most major private insurance such as Medicare and Medicaid.

Home Hospice Care in Redding

Whether your loved one lives in a house, assisted nursing residence or skilled nursing facility, Home Hospice Care iis happy to give them care wherever they reside.

Commonly Asked Questions

  • Many diagnoses are considered: Alzheimer’s and related dementias, pulmonary and cardiac diseases, and cancer.
  • Hospice Care is a covered benefit under Medicare, Medicaid, and most insurances.
  • Special services like speech, physical and occupational therapy are available when needed.
  • Our support line is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for symptom management; medications and equipment as well as emotion and spiritual support.

Your hospice care may include trained volunteers who are available to give caregivers a break, provide companionship, and run errands, Our Regional Hospice staff and volunteers are happy to bond and share special skills with our patients.

Family in park

Inpatient Hospice Care

For end-of-life care, if your Redding home is not the best option, Our center provides patients and their families options for the highest quality hospice care away from home. Located in Danbury, CT, we support our patients by providing them with gourmet food, activities, and private suits to respect our families and patients privacy.

The Center for Comfort Care and Healing offers:

  • 12 private suites
  • A Multitude of Amenities
  • Accommodations for family overnight stays
  • Gourmet Meals
  • Emotional & volunteer support.
  • 24/7 Palliative-care-trained medical physicians and APRNs
  • Complementary therapies (massage, Reiki, music & Pet Partner program)

Our head chef Chef Jonathan LeFebvre and his kitchen staff cook our patients any food they desire. They serve food to communicate caring and love. Food is a major part of life.

fully furnished room

Palliative Care for Redding Residents

Our Palliative Home Care Program supports our patients through customized care in order to alleviate symptoms and provide care and comfort for advanced illnesses.

Palliative Home Care offers:

  • Nursing care to meet a skilled need for a serious or chronic illness
  • Pain and symptom management
  • Emotional and spiritual support for both patients and families through social workers and clergy
  • Other services like speech, physical and occupational therapy when needed

Palliative Home Care is an option that may sometimes work in conjunction with curative treatment It is our main goal to provide our patients with the highest quality of life possible. 

The Palliative Home Care Program works in collaboration with the care of physicians while allowing Redding patients to actively seek their specialized treatments when symptoms are difficult to manage. This program, for patients who are homebound and who have a skilled need.

Perinatal & Pediatric Care

Families who have a baby with a terminal illness or have died should consider our Pediatric & Perinatal Hospice Programs. We will provide your family with guidance and healing during their difficult time. We can accompany families throughout the journey of pregnancy, labor, birth, life and remembrance.

Pediatric & Perinatal Hospice care includes visits by healthcare professionals with expertise in perinatal care, instruction in caring for babies at home, and assistance with additional community resources.

We Assist With:

  • Prenatal support
  • Childbirth education and preparation
  • Developing individualized birth plans to establish personal desires and needs
  • Coordinating discharge of baby to home, when appropriate
  • Creating cherished keepsakes and photographs
  • Preparing for memorial services and funerals
  • Facilitating support groups for parents, siblings and others
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We are Here to Support You – Learn More

Regional Hospice and Palliative Care is devoted to providing families with comfort and compassion for those with life-limiting disabilities and loss. We are available to provide support for Redding families and their loved ones. Please reach out to us.